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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Sky Blue Sky”, the sixth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “The Wilco Loft” in Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy.

Personnel:

  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, 12 string guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, organs, Wurlitzer
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, glockenspiel
  • Pat Sansone– organs, guitar, Chamberlin, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, harpsichord, piano, backing vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, graphic design
  • Jim O’Rourke– feedback, percussion, acoustic guitar, string arrangements
  • Karen Waltuch – viola, violin
  • TJ Doherty – recording
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Jason Tobias, Tom Gloady, Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Nathaniel Murphy – illustrations
  • Frack Ockenfels – photography
  • Manuel Presti – cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. Either Way
  2. You Are My face – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline
  3. Impossible Germany – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  4. Sky Blue Sky
  5. Side with the Seeds – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen
  6. Shake It Off
  7. Please Be Patient With Me
  8. Hate It Here – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  9. Leave Me (like You Find Me)
  10. Walken – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  11. What Light
  12. On and On and On – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
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On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Capitol” label released “That’s Why God Made the Radio”, the twenty-ninth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded 2011-2012, at “Ocean Way Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson and Paul Fauerso. It was band’s first album with original material “Summer in Paradise” from 1992, and was recorded to coincide with the band’s 50th anniversary.

Personnel:

  • Brian Wilson – vocals, arranger
  • Al Jardine– vocals, whistle
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • David Marks– guitar
  • Jeffrey Foskett, Adrian Baker, Christian Love, Hayleigh Love –vocals
  • Jeff Baxter, Tom Bukovac, Jim Riley, Nick Rowe, Scott Totten, Nick Walusko – electric guitar
  • Tom Bukovac, Jeffrey Foskett, Probyn Gregory, Scott Totten – acoustic guitar
  • Cliff Hugo, Larry Millas, Michael Rhodes, Brett Simons – bass guitar
  • David Stone – double bass
  • Jim Peterik – ukulele
  • Probyn Gregory – banjo
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas– piano
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas – tack piano
  • Scott Bennett, Joe Thomas – organ
  • Scott Bennett – clavinet
  • Joe Thomas – harpsichord
  • Paul Fauerso – keyboards
  • Gary Griffin – accordion
  • Joel Deroulin, Sharon Jackson, Peter Kent, Songa Lee, Julie Rogers, John Wittenberg – violin
  • Alisha Bauer, Vanessa Freebarin-Smith – cello
  • Paul Mertens – string arrangements
  • Paul Mertens – flute
  • Chris Bleth – oboe
  • Probyn Gregory – French horn
  • Paul Mertens – baritone saxophone
  • Scott Bennett, Darian Sahanaja– vibes
  • Nelson Bragg, Paul Fauerso, Jim Peterik – percussion
  • Jessica Bish, John Cowsill, Jeffrey Foskett, Joe Thomas – snaps
  • Eddie Bayers, Curt Bisquera, John Cowsill, Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Skip Masters – radio voiceover
  • Mike Love– executive producer
  • Joe Thomas– recording
  • Paul Fauerso – recording
  • Frank Pappalardo – recording, mixing engineer
  • Michael Czaszwicz – additional engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – additional engineering
  • Larry Millas – additional engineering
  • Tom Gordon – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Think About the Days – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  2. That’s Why God Made the Radio – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik
  3. Isn’t It Time – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik, Mike Love
  4. Spring Vacation – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Joe Thomas
  5. The Private Life of Bill and Sue – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  6. Shelter – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  7. Daybreak Over the Ocean – Mike Love
  8. Beaches in Mind – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas, Mike Love
  9. Strange World – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  10. From There to Back Again – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  11. Pacific Coast Highway – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  12. Summer’s Gone – Brian Wilson, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Thomas

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Dangerbird” label released “Neck of the Woods”, the third  Silversun Pickups studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Brian Aubert – lead vocals, guitar
  • Nikki Monninger – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Joe Lester – keyboards, sound manipulation
  • Christopher Guanlao – drums
  • Jacknife Lee – keyboards, mixing, programming
  • Lawrence Azerrad – design
  • Sam Bell – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Bishop – assistant engineer, editing
  • Jeff Castelaz – A&R
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Todd Hido – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Joe Lester and Christopher Guanlao.

  1. Skin Graph
  2. Make Believe
  3. Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)
  4. Busy Bees
  5. Here We Are (Chancer)
  6. Mean Spirits
  7. Simmer
  8. The Pit
  9. Dots and Dashes (Enough Already)
  10. Gun-Shy Sunshine
  11. Out of Breath

 

On March 4, 2016.

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On March 4, 2016, “Concord” label released “Emily’s D+Evolution”, the fifth Esperanza Spalding album. It was recorded in 2015, at “NRG Studios” in Hollywood; “The Magic Shop” and “HUMAN” in New York City, and was produced by Esperanza Spalding and Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

• Esperanza Spalding – writing, vocals, bass, lyrics, piano , bass synthesizer
• Matthew Stevens – guitar
• Karriem Riggins – drums, percussion
• Justin Tyson – drums
• Corey King – backing vocals, synthesizer, writing, trombone, keyboards
• Emily Elbert – backing vocals
• Nadia Washington – backing vocals
• Celeste Butler – backing vocals
• Fred Martin – backing vocals
• Katriz Trinidad – backing vocals
• Kimberly L. Cook-Ratliff – backing vocals
• Anthony Newley – writing
• Leslie Bricusse – writing
• Tony Visconti – mixing
• Kyle Hoffman – engineering
• Tim Price – engineering
• Erin Tonkon – assistant engineering
• Kyle McAulay – assistant engineering
• Martin Cooke – assistant engineering
• Nicolas Fournier – assistant engineering
• Rich Costey – mixing
• Mario Borgatta – assistant mixing

  • Lawrence Azzerad – graphic design
  • Holly Andres – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Esperanza Spalding, except where noted.

  1. Good Lava
  2. Unconditional Love
  3. Judas
  4. Earth to Heaven
  5. One
  6. Rest in Pleasure
  7. Ebony and Ivy
  8. Noble Nobles – Esperanza Spalding, Corey King
  9. Farewell Dolly
  10. Elevate or operate
  11. Funk the Fear
  12. I Want It Now – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse

 

 

 

On March 9, 1999.

Summerteeth

On March 9, 1999, “Reprise” label “Summerteeth”, the third “Wilco” studio album. It was recorded August 1997 – November 1998, at “Pedernales Recording Studio” in Spicewood, Texas, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy, jay Bennett, John Stirratt and Ken Corner.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, electric guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, 12-string guitar, synthesizers, baritone guitar, claps , bass guitar, tambourine, toy harp, bowed and tremolo guitars
  • Jay Bennett– piano, keyboards, bells, percussion, backing vocals, electric guitar, tambourine, lap steel, synthesizers, drums, Farfisa, bass drum, bass guitar, baritone guitar, e-bow guitar, claps, banjo, organ, Moog, slide bass, tiple
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Ken Coomer– drums, timpani
  • Leroy Bach– piano
  • Dave Crawford – trumpet
  • Mark Greenberg – vibraphone
  • David Campbell— string arrangements
  • Lawrence Azerrad – artwork, graphic design

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Stand It – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  2. She’s a Jar – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  3. A Shot in the Arm – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett John Stirratt
  4. We’re Just Friends – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt
  5. I’m Always in Love – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  6. Nothing’severgonnastandinmyway (again) – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt
  7. Pieholden Suite – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  8. How to Fight Loneliness – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  9. Via Chicago – Jeff Tweedy
  10. ELT – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  11. My Darling – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  12. When You Wake Up Feeling Old – Jeff Tweedy
  13. Summer Teeth – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  14. In a Future Age – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  15. 23 seconds of silence – silence, hidden track
  16. Candyfloss – hidden track – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  17. A Shot in the Arm – alternate version, hidden track – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt